This morning, I was in the driveway getting out of the 4Runner. I just come back from Granny Bee’s and Andy’s Garage (scheduling an oil change according to the schedule Matt Jones tells me - and I always listen to Matt J). And out of the stillness of the Evergreen quiet community, I hear this … Continue reading Wilson – Volleyball Friend or Sagely Neighbor?
No, I am not getting in the ring. No, I am not preparing for a fight. No, the heavy weight class boxing professionals do not have a new target to bloody and bruise. But yes, I am back in the exercise routine of using the heavy bag. The recent move has changed my routine. I … Continue reading Rocky, Apollo, Creed, and Now Me
It was their 30th anniversary. 30 years of television genius. No, I am not referring to Animaniacs, though a case could be made for that too. I am referring to Discovery Channel’s SHARK WEEK. Oh yeah. Now, we cut the cable cord a while back but I work around 3 TV sets in the hotel … Continue reading Shark Week and You
Winnie the Pooh (from the opening pages) Sometimes Winnie-the-Pooh likes a game of some sort when he comes downstairs, and sometimes he likes to sit quietly in front of the fire and listen to a story. This evening—“What about a story?” said Christopher Robin. “What about a story?” I said. “Could you very sweetly tell … Continue reading Winnie the Pooh – are you that kind of bear?
Any Star Wars Geeks out there? You might already know this little bit of Star Wars lore - but I find it worth repeating. It’s all about an actor named Garrick Hagon. Garrick is a London born actor who has appeared in the Dr. Who series, a James Bond film, Batman, Mission Impossible, and for … Continue reading What I Needed to Learn from Star Wars IV – Thanks Biggs
WOW - I got a “Thank you but no thank you, you don’t match our qualifications” letter today - in about 9 hours from the time I sent the CV and Cover Letter. That is the quickest turnaround I’ve had in this time of transition. Sometimes, life doesn’t work out in the time schedule we … Continue reading Prayer For The Unknown
She was different. She was a bit Goth, okay maybe a more than just a bit. She had a casket in her apartment where guests would sleep. She wore black and leather studded accessories. She was a regular church goer and bowled with the nuns and played BINGO with the senior adults. The character was … Continue reading A Goth Scientist Leaves a Mark